How to log in and out of CMS Made Simple

All CMS Made Simple administration tasks, such as adding content, making design changes, and managing users, are performed in the admin panel.

Logging in to the admin panel

In your web browser, go to your CMS Made Simple URL with /admin at the end. For example, If you chose to install in a subdirectory instead of the root directory, the URL will be something like, where subdirectory is replaced with your real subdirectory name.

Depending on where you installed CMS Made Simple and whether you’re using SSL with your website, your log in URL will resemble one of the following:

CMS Made Simple installed in the root directory
With SSL
Without SSL
CMS Made Simple installed in a subdirectory
With SSL
Without SSL

On the login page, enter your Username and Password and click Submit.

If you don’t remember your password, click Forgot your password? to get instructions on resetting the password sent to the admin user’s email address.

Logging out of the admin panel

When you’re finished working in the admin panel, it’s important to log out to prevent unauthorized access to your site. Save your changes and click the logout icon, which looks like a lock and is displayed on every page in the admin panel.

More information

If you have any questions or need help, you can always contact HostPapa Support by opening a support ticket. Details about how to open a support ticket are here.

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